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    18 Hilarious Russian Translations Of Hollywood Movie Titles

    Because My Boyfriend is a Psycho gets to the point much better than Silver Linings Playbook.

    1. Silver Linings Playbook is My Boyfriend is a Psycho!

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    The Weinstein Company

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    The Weinstein Company

    Not sure the term "silver linings" exists in this wonderfully fatalistic language, so one has to approximate.

    2. No Strings Attached is More than Just Sex

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    Paramount Pictures

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    Paramount Pictures

    Casual sex, or "sex without obligation" as it's called, is not popular in Russia so it makes sense that this would be a difficult concept to translate or explain.

    3. He's Just Not That into You is A Promise Does Not a Marriage Make

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    Flower Films

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    Flower Films

    Forget dating. If he likes it then he better put a ring on it.

    4. The Five-Year Engagement is A Little Bit Married

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    Apatow Productions

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    Apatow Productions

    And then rush off to get a marriage certificate because this "engagement" thing is just plain procrastination.

    5. Friends with Kids is Kids Don't Get in the Way of Sex

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    Points West Pictures

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    Points West Pictures

    Always good when the title shamelessly undermines the film's message.

    6. A Walk to Remember is Hurry Up and Fall in Love

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    Gaylord Films

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    Gaylord Films

    A little pushy, but in the context of the film, pretty solid advice.

    7. Dan in Real Life is Falling in Love With Your Brother's Wife

    Touchstone Pictures
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    Touchstone Pictures

    Thank you for totally giving away the plot.

    8. Big Miracle is Everybody Loves Whales

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    Universal Pictures

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    Universal Pictures

    Let's just toss out the lofty metaphors and say what we really mean, shall we?

    9. Jobs is Empire of Temptation

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    Еndgame Entertainment

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    Endgame Entertainment

    Because that's what we all think of when we think of advanced software: TEMPTATION.

    10. Lawless is The Drunkest Country in the World

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    The Weinstein Company

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    Clearly a variation on the title of the book, "The Wettest Country in the World." Again, let's just say what we really mean.

    11. Country Strong is I'm Leaving - Don't Cry

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    Maguire Pictures

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    Maguire Pictures

    Simple and to the point.

    12. Die Hard is A Tough Nut

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    20th Century Fox

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    Silver Pictures

    Whatever, same thing.

    13. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is A Hunter of Domestic Animals

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    Morgan Creek

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    Morgan Creek

    "Pet" is clearly the problem here.

    14. Adventureland is Park of Culture and Leisure

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    Miramax

    Similarly, there's no direct translation for amusement park, and in fact "roller coasters" in Russian are "American hills."

    15. Maid in Manhattan is Madame Maid

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    Columbia Pictures

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    Columbia Pictures

    There was nothing to do about the pun.

    16. Make Out With Violence is My girlfriend is a Zombie

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    Limerent Pictures

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    Limerent Pictures

    Hmm, is this a horror movie or a rom-com?

    17. Raising Helen is A Trendy Mommy

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    Buena Vista Pictures

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    Buena Vista Pictures

    18. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is The Fish of my Dreams

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    BBC Films

    The Notebook is A Diary of Memories

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    New Line Cinemas

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    New Line Cinemas

    And then there are some movies that are so beautiful they sound even better in another language.

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